My Place Awards 2018 open for nominations

News story posted: 20/12/2017

My Place Awards logoScottish Civic Trust is inviting nominations for projects for My Place Awards 2018.


The Awards were established in 2010 and aim to identify projects and buildings that have had a positive impact on a local neighbourhood and have delivered positive benefits to that community.


Nominations for projects will be considered of:


  • New buildings
  • Historic buildings or monuments that have been reused or refurbished.
  • Designed public realm schemes such as street works, parks etc.
  • Designed landscapes e.g. gardens or public green spaces.


For entries in 2018, only projects in Scotland completed and occupied between 1 January 2016 and 31 January 2018 may be entered.


The Botanic Cottage, Edinburgh, won the Award last year.


Nominations can be made by community groups including:



For the 2018 awards, nominations can also be made by architects, landscape architects, other designers and organisations such as local authorities, building preservation trusts, housing association etc as long as they can demonstrate support from the local community for the project and evidence of positive differences made such as community benefit and placemaking.


For more information, including how to enter, please visit: www.myplaceawards.org.uk/how-to-enter.aspx

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